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Japan Airlines to Introduce Select Spring Menu in JAL’s Exclusive Restaurant in the Sky

February 27, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Japan Airlines (JAL) has been introducing enhanced in-flight meals on North America and Europe routes, Australia route and Southeast Asia routes, with the meal service concept of an exclusive restaurant in the sky since January 2013.

Japanese Chef SHINICHI SATO, new member of a dream team of star chefs for JAL BEDD-SKY AUBERGE, creates Western 1st meals for First Class and Business Class on flights from Paris to Japan.

Starting from March 1, 2014, the 12th installment of popular AIR SERIES and well-liked “Ore-no Kinaishoku for Resort” of spring menu on Hawaii route, will be introduced as one of the menus at “JAL KITCHEN GALLERY” served in Premium Economy and Economy Class.

JAL will continue seeking ways to bring passengers a unique and completely refreshing onboard experience through more delectable meal choices in its flying restaurant.

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Star Chef Menu  


1. First Class and Business Class

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New collaboration menus onboard flights from Paris to Japan

Two world renowned Japanese chefs, Mr. HIROKI YOSHITAKE and Mr. SHINICHI SATO joined the dream team of star chefs for JAL BEDD-SKY AUBERGE in December 2013. The menu from December 2013 was created by Chef HIROKI YOSHITAKE, Executive Chef of “Sola” in Paris, who received a Michelin one star rating for France, and we have received many good customer reviews about this collaboration, as the menu is created by world renowned chef and its delicious taste like the meals served in the restaurant.

The menu from March 2014 is created by Chef SHINICHI SATO, Executive Chef of “Passage 53” in Paris, who is the first Japanese to receive a Michelin two star rating for France.

The dessert is created especially for this collaboration menu by Mr. Jean-Paul Hévin who is one of the world- top-class chocolatier. We will serve this delightful dessert specialized for JAL’s Paris route.

Applicable route:             From Paris to Tokyo (Narita) and Tokyo (Haneda)

Contents of menu:   

 First Class menu

Hors d’oeuvre

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.Duck Salad, Potato & Beans with Sauce of Honey & Sherry Vinegar

.Smoked Scallops & Chickpeas Jelly

.Blue Shrimp & Cream of Small Peas

.White Asparagus with Mimosa

.Terrine of Foie Gras, Strawberries & Rhubarb Sauce

.The Classic of Passage 53: Squid & Cauliflower

Main dish (Beef)

“Black Angus” Beef Fillet Steak & Foie Gras

.Radish & Citrus Sauce

.Purée of Potato & Black Truffle

Business Class menu

Main dish (Seafood)

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.Lobster, Asparagus & Morel with Vin Jaune Sauce of Château-Chalon


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“Marron’in” Chocolate Sponge Cake flavored with Rum & Banana and Chestnut Bavarian Cream

<Reference: Dream team of star chefs with JAL BEDD-SKY AUBERGE>

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With Chef HIROKI YOSHITAKE and Chef SHINICHI SATO joining in December 2013, there are six star chefs in dream team with JAL BEDD-SKY AUBERGE. Four star chefs (above) will be continue to produce top-class in-flight meals for select flights departing from Japan.

From left to right: Koji Shimomura, Seiji Yamamoto, Fumiko Kono and Chikara Yamada

2. Premium Economy and Economy Class

(1)”Ore-no Kinaishoku for Resort” on Hawaii route (Spring menu)

The “Ore-no Kinaishoku” menu created in collaboration with “Ore-no Italian” and “Ore-no French” has been introduced in Economy Class on Hawaii flights since September 2013. We have received many good customer reviews about this collaboration, as the taste is the same as meals served in the restaurants.

The new spring menu will be created by two talented chefs, Mr. KAZUHIDE NOSE and Mr. TOSHIHIRO YAMAURA. The menu consists of a combination of French cuisine and Italian cuisine on a tray, created especially for JAL.

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Contents of menu:

.Ore-no Blanquette de Veau (Braised Veal in a Blanket, Cream Sauce)

.Ore-no Appetizer “Vichyssoise and Red Bell Pepper Mousse”

.Ore-no Dessert “Apple Caramel Cake”

Applicable routes:

From Tokyo (Narita), Osaka (Kansai) and Nagoya (Chubu) to Honolulu

Effective date:   March 1 ~ May 31, 2014

(2)The 12th installment of AIR SERIES-“VEGETABLE AIR MOS BURGER”

Passengers will be served warm buns and a hamburger patty wrapped in a special burger wrap, three kinds of vegetables (lettuce, tomato, sliced onion) and original carrot sauce so that they can arrange and make their own hamburger. The vegetables are produced by MOS BURGER’s contracted farmers in Japan and carefully selected by MOS BURGER. It is a refreshing meal to take before arriving at your destination.

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Applicable routes:

From Narita to Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Boston, New York, London*1, Frankfurt, Paris and Helsinki

From Haneda to London and Paris*2

Effective date:   March 1 ~ May 31, 2014

*1. This menu will be available until March 29, 2014 on flights from Narita to London.

*2. This menu will be available from March 30, 2014 on flights from Haneda to London and Paris

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